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MINUTES OF 




WILMINGTON 




PRESBYTERY 




STATED SESSION 




BETHEL CHURCH 




R.F.D. Chinquapin, N. C. 


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1957 


JANUARY 15, 1957 


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MINUTES OF 



WILMINGTON 
PRESBYTERY 



STATED SESSION 



BETHEL CHURCH 

R.F.D. Chinquapin, N. C. 



JANUARY 15, 1957 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 



MINISTERS 

(Listed in the order in which they 



1— P. L. Clark 
2— J. L. Fairly 
3— C. C. Myers 
4 — D. L. Williamson 

(F.M.) 
5_j. W. Miller 
6 — J. S. Crowley 

(H.R.) 
7 — M. C. MacQueen 
8— E. B. Carr 

(H.R.) 
9— B. E. Dotson 
10— N. P. Farrior 
11— W. H. Allison 
12 — F. M. Thompson 

(H.R.) 
13— E. D. Wither spoon 29 
14— L. A. Taylor 30 



15— W. B. Hood 



16— F. W. Lewis 

(H.R.) 
17— W. H.Goodman, 

Jr. 
18— B. F. Hall 
19_Neill G. Stevens 
20— W. F. F. Little 
21— M.J. McChesney 
22— P. H. Gwynn 
23 — Preston C. Oliver 
24— S. N. Thomas 
25— J. C. McCann 
26— H. J. Kaylor 
27— N. H. Flowers 
28— L. C. Moore 

(F.M.) 

C. L. Kirby 

J. F. Clark 



31 

32- 



-C. W. Worth 
-J. S. Steele 

CHURCHES 



vere received) 
33— J. S. Walkup 
34— H. H. Hilton 
35— J. A. Marrow 
36— J. B. MacLeod 
37— J. S. Russell 
38— C. S. McChesney 
39— B. L. Rose 
40— A. G. Harris, Jr. 
41— A. M. Daniel 
42— R. H. Erwin 
43— S. T. Snively 
44— J. W. McGinnis 
45— H. B. Mitchell 
46 — R. K. Johnson 
47 — J. K. Stevenson 
48— R. S. Andrews 
49— E. G. Connette, Jr. 
50— J. M. Irvine 
51— R.J. Wilkins 
52— C. H. McLean 



Name, Year Organized Name, Year Organized Name, Year Organized 



Acme, 1892 
Antioch, 1925 
Ashwood, 1922 
Baker, 1934 
Bethany, 1944 
Beth Car, 1819 
Bethel, 1924 
Beulaville, 1917 
Black River, 1740 
Bladenboro, 1889 
Bowden, 1905 
Brunswick, 1947 
Burgaw, 1879 
Calypso, 1903 
Cape Fear, 1944 
Carolina Beach, 1943 
Caswell, 1858 
Chadbourn, 1897 
Chapel on Board- 
walk, 1952 
Chinquapin, 1884 
Clarkton, 1795 
Croatan, 1884 
Currie, 1914 
Delgado, 1916 
Elizabethtown, 1834 
Elkton, 1917 
Faison, 1857 



Graves Mem., 1838 
Grove, 1736 
Hallsville, 1900 
Harmony, 1887 
Harper-South'd, 1945 
Hebron, 1886 
Hollv Grove, 1914 
Hopewell, 1800 
Immanuel, 1895 
Jacksonville, 1911 
Lake Waccamaw, 1921 
Maple Hill, 1887 
McClure Mem., 1940 
Mt. Horeb, 1843 
Mt. Olive, 1878 
Mt. Williams, 1845 
Mt. Zion, 1858 
Myrtle Grove, 1944 
New Hope, 1889 
Oakdale, 1933 
Oak Grove, 1952 
Oak Plains, 1859 
Page's Mill, 1946 
Pearsall Mem., 1914 
Pike, 1856 
Pineland, 1953 
Pink Hill, 1917 
Pleasant View, 1924 
Pollocksville, 1868 



Potts Mem., 1945 
Rockfish, 1756 
Rocky Point, 1922 
St. Andrews, 1858 
Ch. of Covenant, 1918 

Merged — 1944 
Smith, 1895 
Southport, 1902 
South River, 1796 
Stanford, 1892 
Stafford Mem., 1951 
Tabor City, 1944 
Teachey, 1902 
Topsail, 1871 
Trinity, 1954 
Wallace, 1884 
Warsaw, 1884 
Webb Mem., 1929 
Westminster, 1920 
Westminster 

(Wilmington), 1954 
White Plains, 1850 
Whiteville First, 1869 
Wildwood, 1898 
Willard, 1915 
Wilmington First, 1817 
Winter Park, 1913 
Woodburn, 1924 



CANDIDATES FOR THE MINISTRY 

Richard Bethune, Wilbur Boice, Eugene Davis, Clifton Dixon, Archie 
Faires, Lucius Gray, Edward Johnson, Jr., William McDonald, Adolf 
Otersen, Timothy Outlaw, Perry Robinson, Eugene Witherspoon. 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

STATED MEETING 

The 197th Stated Session of Wilmington Presbytery met at 
Bethel Church, Lyman, N. C, at 10 a.m. January 15, 1957. 

Elder H. L. Joslyn, Retiring Moderator, led the opening wor- 
ship speaking on Mark 13:33, "Watch." 

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was administered by the 
Rev. J. W. McGinnis and the Rev. A. M. Daniels, assisted by 
elders Joseph Williams, Andrew Miller, Emmanuel Rose and H. 
L. Isenhour. 

The roll was called. The following were present: 

Ministers: P. L. Clark, C. C. Myers, J. W. Miller, J. S. Crowley, B. 
E. Dotson, N. P. Farrior, W. H. Allison, E. D. Witherspoon, L. A. Taylor, 
W. B. Hood, W. H. Goodman, Jr., B. F. Hall, N. G. Stevens, W. F. F. 
Little, M. J. McChesney, P. H. Gwynn, J. C. McCann, H. J. Kaylor, N. H. 
Flowers, C. L. Kirby, J. F. Clark, C. W. Worth, J. S. Steele, J. S. Walkup, 
H. H. Hilton, J. A. Marrow, J. B. MacLeod, J. S. Russell, C. S. McChesnev, 
A. G. Harris, Jr., A. M. Daniels, R. H. Erwin, S. T. Snively, J. W. McGin- 
nis, H. B. Mitchell, R. S. Andrews, E. G. Connette, Jr., J. M. Irvine, R. J. 
Wilkins, W. S. Smythe, Jr. 

Elders: Antioch, James W. Brown; Baker, A. P. Cox; Bethany, Peter 
Groot; Beth Carr, P. H. Myers; Bethel, Arthur Wood; Beaulaville, Maurice 
Jackson; Black River, George S. Beatty; Brunswick, W. L. Ellen; Burgaw, 
Leon Corbett; Calypso, James S. Dickson; Cape Fear, Donald R. Lane; 
Caswell, P. H. Liles; Chapel on the Boardwalk, C. E. Dixon; Chinquapin, 
Joseph Williams; Clarkton, J. A. Love, Jr.; Delgado, W. C. Scoggins; Eliza- 
bethtown, J. R. Powell; Graves Memorial, Carl Joyner; Grove, R. V. Wells; 
Hallsville, A. H. Miller; Harmony, R. E. Pendergrass; Harper-Southerland, 
Nick Smith; Hopewell, Ernest Jones; Immanuel, Herbert J. Farrar; Jack- 
sonville, John A. Clayton; Lake Waccamaw, J. M. Council; McClure 
Memorial, Albert F. Wells; Mt. Horeb, H. A. Munroe; Mt. Olive, S. M. 
Davis; Mt. Williams, R. A. Thigpen; Mt. Zion, R. S. Troy; Morehead City, 
H. L. Joslyn; New Hope, S. L. Purvis; Oak Grove, J. W. Vogels; Oak Plains, 
L. W r . Newkirk; Pearsall Memorial, Paul R. Jordan; Pineland, Troy King; 
Pleasant View, Durham Grady; Pollocksville, R. P. Bender; Potts Memorial, 
G. G. Murphy; Rockfish, E. S. Williams; Rocky Point, H. L. Webb; St. 
Andrews-Covenant, J. E. Hearn, Sr.; Smith, Roy Thomas; Stanford, Ned 
Roberts; Tabor City, Hector Lee; Teachey, J. B. Wells; Topsail, J. G. 
Thomas; Trinity, H. L. Isenhour; Wallace, Edward Johnson, Sr.; War- 
saw, L. B. Huie; Westminster (Whiteville), A. E. Heafner; Westminster 
(Wilmington), E. W. Thompson; White Plains, E. N. Clark; Whiteville 
First, W. P. High; Wildwood, Emmanuel Ross; Wilmington First, Fred E. 
Little; Winter Park, J. B. Bowden; Willard, H. McN. Johnson; Woodburn, 
G. R. Ennis, Jr. 

The following elders died during the year 1956; Percy Robe- 
son, Beth Carr; Herbert M. Lanier, Bethel; P. S. Carr, Graves 
Memorial; E. D. Littleton, Grove; Raymond Marshall, Jackson- 
ville; George Sutton, Lake Waccamaw; W. H. Kornegay, Sr., Mt. 
Olive; D. R. Johnson, New Hope; W. F. Patron, Calypso; John H. 
Bender, Pollocksville; J. L. Willoughby, Potts Memorial; C. H. 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

Smith, Rockfish; W. P. Sprunt, St. Andrews-Covenant; R. W. 
Wallace, Smith; W. M. Boice, Sr., and R. C. Carson, Westmin- 
ster (Whiteville); Nash Clark, White Plains; C. L. Jackson, 
Whiteville First; John Scott MacKenzie, Wilmington First. The 
Presbytery stood in silent prayer in Thanksgiving to God for the 
lives of the deceased Presbyters. 

The Rev. William S. Smythe, Jr., Presbytery of Potomac, 
was introduced to Presbytery and invited to sit as a visiting 
brother. Elders attending Presbytery for the first time were intro- 
duced and welcomed to Presbytery. 

The Rev. Charles S. McChesney was elected moderator of 
presbytery. 

Communications were read. The report of Chaplain Preston 
C. Oliver was read. The Stated Clerk was instructed to write Chap- 
lain Oliver expressing the prayers and interest of Presbytery. 
Presbytery was led in a prayer in behalf of the chaplains of our 
church by the Rev. N. H. Flowers. 

The Rev. Reid Erwin, host pastor, welcomed the Presbytery to 
the Bethel Church. 

Miss Dot Lynch, Area Director of Christian Education, was 
introduced to Presbytery. 

The docket was adopted as amended. 

The Rev. N. P. Farrior presented the report on World Mis- 
sions. It was adopted as follows: 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON WORLD MISSIONS 

TO 
WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY, JAN. 15, 1957 

We remind ourselves that the responsibility for the evangelization of 
forty million people, accepted by our Church, is still with us. 

The note of emphasis which we would present is one of urgency. 

Our Board of World Missions tells us that "The most significant 
feature of the New Day in Missions is that virile and enthusiastic indigen- 
ous churches now exist in many lands." 

They tell us also that "The New Day in Missions confronts us with 
new and greater opportunities." 

Looking quickly, we can see only minute glimpses of the work of our 
church outside our own country. Let us call their names, and look for one 
characteristic thing in each field of work: 

Africa. Africa, even at its heart in the Congo basin, is no longer the 
quiet and isolated country that it used to be. It is experiencing the unrest 
that is moving the world today. That means politically, economically, and 
religiously. Education has been largely in the hands of Catholic and Prot- 
estant Missions. These schools once trained youth with a view to their 
serving the Church primarily. Now the graduates find much better paying 
jobs with Government and industry. 1955 was a year of marked progress. 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

The first dental school in the Congo was formed at Lubonai, one of our 
stations. A new work was begun at Leopoldville, the capital city. More op- 
portunities call for more personnel. 

Brazil. The Presbyterian Church in Brazil is characterized by fervor 
and a forward look, and is recognized as a spiritual influence in the 
Country. In 1949 it began its hundredth year. A ten year plan with the 
objective of doubling its membership in ten years has kept up with schedule, 
and grows. In our two Latin American fields, Brazil and Mexico, Presby- 
terians are strongest in these two countries, and when the Pan-Presbyterian 
Latin American Conference was held in July, 195 5, the Moderator of the 
Brazilian Church and the Mexican Church were elected President and 
Vice-President, respectively, of the conference. The expanding western 
frontier of Brazil is still an expanding field for, and of, our work. 

China-Taiwan. Taiwan (Formosa) is much in the world's eye today. 
There is centered a struggle between American and Asiatic Communism, 
between Red China and Nationalist China, between Christ on one hand 
and ancient Asiatic paganism and modern Asiatic philosophy on the other. 
Our work there grows, and shows signs of fruitfulness. 12 campaigns of 
evangelism in 1955 were attended by 177,160 persons, with a list of 2,- 
813 who signed cards indicating that they believed in or were interested in 
Christianity. 

Japan. Christian missionary work in Japan is nearly a hundred years 
old. Japan has always been a difficult field. The spiritual situation today 
is still complex. But there is now in Japan a strong native church. And 
progress characterizes the present day. The Yodogawa Hospital is now func- 
tioning, and serving a vast number of people. Our schools and colleges are 
well attended, and the seminary is doing a good work. 

Korea. For the first time since the war, (Korean War) this mission 
operated at full strength in 1955. The Korean Church is described as 
"truly a self-supporting, self-governing, and self-propagating Church." Work 
here is shared in its relief ministry with several other bodies, and so, ac- 
complished more than it could have done alone. Medical work is especially 
stressed in the treating of the tubercular and leprous patients. The Gospel 
goes out on the air from station HLKY, as it has been doing since 1954. 

Mexico. Two sentences from the World Mission Board's report gives 
a significant light on our work in Mexico. "Our Mission in Mexico, in com- 
mon with others in our several fields, finds itself dealing more and more 
with a new and happy factor in our work. This is the presence alongside 
itself of a growing and vigorous national church." Our work is still con- 
cerned with the evangelistic, the medical, and the educational fields. Dur- 
ing the last ten years our mission force there has had a net increase of 
6 persons. 

Portugal. In Portugal we are associated with other bodies. We are rep- 
resented in the theological seminary by Rev. Herbert Meza, who worked 
for a while in our Presbytery, at Jacksonville. Mrs. T. A. Turner, of the 
Pink Hill Church, called at his home while she was in Portugal a year or 
two ago, and also visited the Seminary. The Presbyterian Church in Portu- 
gal suffers the usual handicaps of Protestant work in Catholic lands; but 
is vigorous and growing. 

Ecuador. We work with three other churches in this field, the Pres- 
byterian, U.S.A., the Evangelical and Reformed, and the Evangelical United 
Brethren. From the beginning the approach has been through agricultural, 
medical and education activities along with the evangelistic. This field is 
difficult, but rewarding. 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

Overseas Relief. We need scarcely mention this activity. It is an im- 
portant function of our church in relieving distress among suffering people 
of the world. We work through the Church World Service organization. 
This agency was the first on the scene with relief for the Hungarian 
refugees. 

In 1955 we expended in this department $220,740.37 

Materials estimated at 143,000.00 

Crop contributions estimated at 30,000.00 

$393,740.00 

Iraq. In 1956 our church began work in Iraq with other Presbyterian 
and Reformed Churches. The activities and results in this field await an- 
other year for reporting. 

Urgency is the note. In many areas of the world, and some of our 
fields the limitation of present activities is threatened. More personnel is 
needed badly. 

Last year our Presbytery presented the World Mission appeal in local 
churches in the following ways as reported by 30 pastors: 20 missionary 
addresses, 32 sermons, 9 schools of missions, 29 reading books, etc., and 
by films and slides. The Women of the Presbytery sponsored an itinerary 
through the Presbytery of a missionary from Brazil. 

In 1954 Wilmington Presbytery gave $26,946 to World Missions; in 
1955, $31,485; a gain of $4,539. 

Attention is called to the film, "With One Accord," now being booked 
for showing in the Presbytery from January 20 to March 3. 

The committee recommends that the churches of the Presbytery ob- 
serve the season of special study, prayer, and self-denial for World Mis- 
sions as the Assembly has called for, from February 3 to March 3, making 
the best possible use of means and materials for information, inspiration, 
and commitment to this phase of our Lord's work. 

The report of Women's Work was docketed for the spring 
meeting of Presbytery. 

The Rev. L. A. Taylor presented the reports of the treasurers 
of Presbytery. These were adopted with the recommendation that 
these reports be turned over to the committee on audits and that 
their report be the official report to Presbytery. 

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF BENEVOLENCES 

FOR THE PERIOD 

January 11, 1956 to January 11, 1957 

Receipts: 

On Hand January 12, 1956 $ 694.80 

Received from the churches and deposited in bank 128,927.81 

Less duplicate checks 256.07 

$129,366.54 

Received from churches sent direct to agencies 164.27 

To be disbursed $129,530.81 

Disbursements : 
A. Budget Causes: 

World Missions $28,237.16 

Church Extension 1 1,077.17 

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Christian Education 4,992.25 

Annuities and Relief 6,527.67 

General Fund 6,316.24 

Inter-Church Agencies 1 18.97 

$57,269.46 

Church Extension $ 3,677.14 

Higher Education 1 2,69 1 .0 1 

Campus Christian Life 1,098.63 

Orphan's Home 9,396.83 

Presbyterian Home 1,293.06 

Christian Education 2,240.96 

Inter-Church Agencies 101.50 

$30,499.13 

Home Missions $27,5 61.57 

Religious Education 428.20 

Presbytery's Office 7,734.07 

$35,723.84 
Total $ 123,492.43 

B. Non-Budget Causes: 

P. Y. F. Objective $ 69.02 

N. C. Council of Churches 15.00 

William Black Home_____ 25.00 

Mission Court 28.75 

Negro Work Campaign 180.00 

American Leprosy Mission 60.00 

National Council of Churches 10.00 

Goodland Orphanage 50.00 

Total $ 437.77 

437.77 

Total Disbursements $123,930.20 

Receipts Less the Disbursements $ 5,600.61 

*On deposit Wachovia Bank & Trust Co $ 5,660.53 

Less checks outstanding 64.51 

Balance $ 5,596.02 

REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF HOME MISSIONS 

January 11, 1956 to January 11, 1957 

Receipts: 

Balance on Hand January 11, 1956 $ 12,167.66 

Received and Deposited 104,427.09 

Total $ 116,594.75 

Disbursements 108,420.58 

Receipts less Disbursements $ 8,174.17 

Receipts Itemized: 

From the Central Treasurer of Presbytery $ 27,561.57 

From Board of Church Extension (Assembly) 5,305.00 

From Board of Church Extension (Synod) 6,023.33 

From Belk-Beery (Wilmington Store) 2,000.00 

From Long Leaf Baptist Church 15,001.00 

From Robert L. Rose Motor Co. (Bal. on acct.) 858.80 

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From Contributions by Contractor 512.86 

From Refunds (Social Security $61.83, M. A. F. $77.63, 

Myrtle Grove Church $500.00) 639.46 

Repayments of Temporary Loans 1,125.00 

From Loans for Construction (Jacksonville $25,000, Cape 

Fear $10,000, McClure Memorial $10,000) 45,000.00 

From Miscellaneous 400.00 

Total $104,427.02 

Disbursements Itemized: 
Pastor's Salaries: 

P. L. Clark $ 300.00 

J. F. Clark 1,620.00 

W. F. F. Little 1,140.00 

J. B. MacLeod 1,680.00 

J. A. Marrow 2,000.00 

T. C. Plexico 375.00 

N. G. Stevens 330.00 

J. R. Phipps 750.00 

A. M. Daniels 1,700.00 

S. N. Thomas 1 ,200.00 

Mrs. G. C. Quinn 2,400.00 

Bladenboro Church 450.00 

R. K. Johnson 906.25 

J. C. McCann 937.50 

Robert Tolar 450.00 

J. M. Irvine 750.00 

R. J. Wilkins 516.66 

J. L. Stevenson 162.50 

Joseph Hubbard 1 50.00 

David Bridgman 200.00 

Tabor City-Brunswick Chs 1,450.00 

Total $19,467.91 

Expenses Incidental to Pastorates: 

Minister's Annuity Fund Dues S 1,117.47 

Social Security (Mrs. Quinn) 120.00 

Moving Pastor's to Fields 308.35 

Visit of Prospective Pastor 50.00 

Temporary Loans to Pastors 275.00 

Assembly Church Extension Conf 110.60 

Total $ 1,981.42 

Grants-In-Aid : 

Bethel Manse $ 2,825.00 

Chinquapin Church 1 00.00 

Cape Fear Church 19,974.50 

Morehead City Church 400.00 

Myrtle Grove Church 1,500.00 

Total $24,799.50 

Temporary Loans to Churches: 

Jacksonville $25,000.00 

Cape Fear 1,000.00 

Total $26,000.00 

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Payments Made on Loans: 

Acme Church $ 79 1 .60 

Bethel Manse 1,781.25 

Chapel on the Boardwalk 953.40 

Oak Grove Manse 1,121.53 

Riegelwood Manse 714.41 

Trinity Manse 1,717.50 

Wrightsville Beach Manse 516.00 

Total $ 7,595.69 

Insurance Premiums: $ 35 1.64 

Renovations and Repairs: 

Carolina Beach Manse $ 40.46 

Oak Grove Manse 654.70 

Southport Manse 663.42 

Thirteenth Street Manse 237.17 

Wrightsville Ave. Manse 10.00 

Wrightsville Beach Manse 44.21 

Total $ 1,649.96 

Construction of New Manses: 

Cape Fear $12,236.04 

McClure Memorial 12,608.88 

Total $24,844.92 

Electrical Appliances: 

Cape Fear Manse, Oak Grove Manse, McClure Memorial 

Manse $ 1,487.07 

Preparing and Recording Deeds $ 133.50 

Survey of Surf City 40.00 

Miscellaneous 68.97 

Total .$ 242.47 

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF PRESBYTERY 
(The Contingency Fund) 

Receipts: 

Balance on Hand January 11, 1956 54,440.78 

^Received From Churches of Presbytery 4,352.30 

Total $8,793.08 

Disbursements : 

General Assembly Assessment $ 1,939.69 

Synod Assessment 659.31 

Salary Permanent Clerk 200.00 

Gratuity to Executive Sec't 100.00 

Camp and Conference Centre 1,114.14 

Printing Minutes of Presbytery 670.75 

Stationary and Supplies 129.10 

Postage 25.18 

Bank Check Charges 3.06 

Committee Expenses (Evangelism $25.89, Steward- 
ship $135.80, Minister and Work $20.25, Men's 

Rally $7.00) 188.94 

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Speakers (Men of Church $50.00, World Missions 

$19.60, Campus Christian Life $16.80) 86.40 

Total $5,1 52.56 5,152.56 

Receipts Less Disbursements $3,640.52 

"The following churches failed to pay the assessment for the Contingency 
Fund: 

Chadbourn $63.00 

Ashwood 7.00 

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF 
PRESBYTERY'S OFFICE 

January 11, 1956 to January 11, 1957 

Receipts: 

Balance on Hand January 11, 1956 $ 3,913.04 

Received from Presbytery's Benevolences 7,734.11 

Received for Disbursements to Persons 160.00 

Total $11,807.15 

Disbursements 8,894.8 1 

Receipts Less Disbursements _$ 2,912.34 

Disbursements Itemized: 

Salary of Executive Secretary $ 5,500.00 

Travel of Executive Secretary 1,394.95 

M. A. F. Dues 402.19 

Insurance and Hospitalization 80.20 

Salary Office Secretary 720.00 

Social Security Benefits 28.80 

Postage 183.77 

Printing 20.50 

Telephone 258.66 

Office Supplies 97.35 

Bank Check Charges 32.81 

Miscellaneous . 5 8 

Received and Disbursed, Personal 175.00 

Total $ 8,894.81 

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF THE CHURCH 
AND MANSE ASSISTANCE FELLOWSHIP 

January 1, 1956 to December 31, 1956 
Receipts: 

Balance on Hand from 1955 $ 295.10 

Calls for 1955 paid in 1956 53.00 

From Call #1 1,233.85 

From Call #2 - 961.00 

Total $2,542.95 $2,542.95 

Disbursements : 

Harmony Building Fund $ 1 ,000.00 

Grant-in-aid to Carolina Beach 1,500.00 

Bank Check Charges 1.31 

Total $2,501.31 2,501.31 

Receipts Less Disbursements $ 41.64 

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MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

The Rev. Walter H. Goodman, Jr. reported that the commit- 
tee on Candidates had examined Edward F. Johnson, Jr. and 
recommended that he be examined by Presbytery with the view 
to enrollment as a candidate for the gospel ministry under the 
care of this Presbytery. Dr. P. H. Gwynn, chairman of Committee 
of Examinations, examined him on his motives for seeking the 
ministry. This was sustained as satisfactory. The Rev. P. L. Clark 
examined him on Experimental Religion. This part was sustained 
as satisfactory. The moderator propounded the questions set forth 
in the Book of Church Order. These were answered in the affirm- 
ative. The examination as a whole was sustained as satisfactory. 
He was enrolled as a candidate for the gospel ministry under the 
care of Wilmington Presbytery. The moderator delivered a charge 
to the candidate and led the Presbytery in prayer in behalf of 
Candidate Edward F. Johnson, Jr. 

The Rev. C. L. Kirby, member of Commission on the Min- 
ister and His Work, presented the letter of transfer for the Rev. 
W 7 illiam S. Smythe, Jr., from the Presbytery of Potomac. It was 
moved that he be examined for admission to Presbytery. 

The Rev. B. E. Dotson conducted the examination on Experi- 
mental Religion. It was sustained as satisfactory. 

The Rev. P. H. Gwynn conducted the examination on his 
Views in Theology. It was sustained as satisfactory. 

The Rev. J. C. McCann led the examinations on the Sacra- 
ments and Church Government. This was sustained as satisfactory. 

The examination was suspended until after lunch. 

The standing committees were appointed as follows: 

Leave of Absence: J. W. McGinnis, A. F. Wells, H. J. Kaylor. 
Thanks: H. H. Hilton, W. H. Goodman, Jr., H. McN. Johnson. 
Place of Next Meeting: J. A. Marrow, L. B. Huie, M. J. McChesney. 

Presbyterv recessed for lunch. The prayer of thanks was offer- 
ed by the Rev. W. B. Hood. 

Presbytery reconvened at 2 p.m. with prayer led by Dr. P. H. 
Gwynn. 

It was moved that the examination of William S. Smythe, 
Jr. as a whole be sustained as satisfactory, and that without imply- 
ing censure or distrust, Presbytery instruct the moderator to ap- 
point an ad interim committee to inquire into the teaching of the 
Doctrine of Christian Baptism in our Seminary and to report at 
the spring meeting. It was adopted. 

The Rev. William S. Smythe, Jr. was enrolled upon the sign- 
ing of the obligations. The calls of the Tabor City and Brunswick 

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Churches were placed in his hands. He indicated his acceptance. 
The following commissions were appointed to install him : 

Tabor City, January 20, 7:30 P.M.— S. N. Thomas to preside; J. W. 
Miller to preach the sermon; J. S. Russell to charge the congregation; 
Clarence Clark to charge the pastor and J. A. Hufham, Jr.; alternate. 
Brunswick, January 27, 7:30 P.M., J. C. McCann to preside; C. W. Worth, 
to preach the sermon; J. S. Walkup, to charge the congregation and F. A. 
Newman to charge the pastor. R. A. Powell, alternate. 

The Rev. Fitzhugh Clark requested Presbytery to dissolve his 
relationship as pastor of Rocky Point and Pike Churches. The 
churches through their representatives reported that they reluct- 
antly concurred in the request that the pastorial relationship be 
dissolved. Presbytery dissolved the pastoral relationship existing 
between Mr. Clark and the Rocky Point and Pike Churches. The 
calls of the Beth Carr and Oakdale Churches were found in order 
and placed in Mr. Clark's hands. The following commission was 
appointed to install Mr. Clark as pastor of the Beth Carr and Oak- 
dale Churches: 

Ministers: Dr. L. A. Taylor, convenor, The Rev. P. L. Clark, and The 
Rev. N. G. Stevens. Elders: E. F. Langston, P. H. Meyers and Roland 
Robeson. 

Presbytery constituted itself a committee as a whole for the 
examination of sessional records. 

The Rev. J. C. McCann gave a verbal report for the chairman 
of Camp and Conference Committee, the Rev. M. C. MacQueen. 
It was moved and adopted that the Special Committee on Camp 
and Conference Centre be made a sub-committee of the Christian 
Education Committee and that the chairman be made a member 
of the Christian Education Committee. 

The Rev. C. L. Kirby reported for the Commission on the 
Minister and his Work. The report was admitted to record as 
follows : 

The Commission on the Minister and His Work met in the St- 
Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, N. C. on 
November 19, 1956 at 7:30 p.m. 

Members present were: Rev. S. N. Thomas, Chairman, Rev. Charles 
W. Worth, Rev. L. A. Taylor, Rev. Charles L. Kirby and Ruling Elders 
W. C. Scoggins and H. M. Johnson. 

The meeting was opened with prayer. 

Rev. Thomas B. Ruff presented a request for the dissolution 
of the pastorial relations between himself and the Delgado and 
Topsail Presbyterian Churches and for a letter of dismissal to 
Orange Presbytery, in order that he might accept a call to be- 
come pastor of the Wentworth group of churches. Each church 

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was represented by an Elder who reported that the congregations 
concurred with reluctance in this request. On motion and 
second the request was granted and the Stated Clerk of Presbytery 
was authorized to issue the certificate of dismissal. 

There being no further business the Commission adjourned 
with prayer. 

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COMMISSION ON 
THE MINISTER AND HIS WORK 

January 2, 1957 

In response to a call from the Chairman, Rev. S. N. Thomas, the 
Commission on the Minister and His Work met in the St. Andrews-Covenant 
Church, Wilmington, N. C, on Wednesday, January 2, 1957 at 3:00 P.M. 
Members present were: Rev. S. N. Thomas, Chairman, Rev. Charles W. 
Worth, Rev. L. A. Taylor and Ruling Elders W. C. Scoggins and H. M. 
Johnson. 

The meeting was opened with prayer by the Chairman. 

Rev. James R. Phipps presented a request for the dissolution of pas- 
torial relations between himself and the Chinquapin Church and for a 
letter of dismissal to Concord Presbytery, in order that he may accept the 
call of the Concord Church near Statesville, N. C. Mr. Joseph Williams, a 
Ruling Elder in the Chinquapin Church reported that the congregation con- 
curred with reluctance in this request. On motion by Rev. Worth seconded 
by Mr. Scoggins the request was granted and the Stated Clerk of Presbytery 
was authorized to issue the certificate of dismissal effective January 6, 1957. 

There being no further business the Commission adjourned with pray- 
er by Rev. Charles W. Worth. 

The Rev. B. F. Hall presented the report of the Committee 
on Nominations as follows which was adopted. 

Commissioners to the General Assembly: 

Ministers— Principals: M. J. McChesney, W. F. F. Little, C. L. Kirby, 
J. F. Clark. Alternates— J. A. Marrow, J. B. MacLeod, J. S. Russell, A. G. 
Harris, Jr. 

Elders: Principals H. F. Aldridge, Grady Gillenwater, J. B. Stroud, 
Jr., (Faison) Mac F. Jones. Alternates: Lee Murdock, Walter High, C. E. 
Dixon, Alex Urquhart. 

Permanent Clerk — J. S. Walkup, salary $100.00 per year, retroactive 
to October, 1956. 

Annuities and Relief — Class '59 — R. K. Johnson replacing J. R. 
Phipps. 

Records — Class of '59 — J. F. Clark replacing T. B. Ruff. 

The Chairman of Committee on Examination of Sessional 
Records requested permission to report directly to Stated Clerk 
and that his report be approved for the record. It was granted. See 
page 1 5 . 

The Rev. S. T. Snively presented the report of the Committee 
on Records regarding the changes in the Book of Church Order 
and Confession of Faith. 

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It was moved that Presbytery concur with the General As- 
sembly in the proposed change of the Book of Church Order, Par. 
31 ff. The vote was 48 to 2 7 to approve. 

It was moved that Presbytery approve the proposed change in 
the Confession of Faith — chapter 26, paragraphs 5 and 6. The 
vote was: 5 approving — 65 disapproving. 

It was adopted by Presbytery that "Wilmington Presbytery 
respectfully overture the General Assembly to appoint a committee 
to study further chapter 26 of the Confession of Faith and sub- 
mit to the General Assembly the needed positive statement to 
emphasize the permanence of marriage. 

The Rev. C. W. Worth, Chairman of the Home Missions Com- 
mittee offered the following recommendations which were adopt- 
ed: (1) That the trustees of Presbytery be authorized to trans- 
fer to trustees of the Carolina Beach Church the manse property 
now used by the church but at present held by the trustees of 
Presbytery. (2) That the Home Missions Committee be authorized 
to sell five lots belonging to Presbytery as part of the Cape Fear 
Church's former location and that the proceeds be given to the 
Cape Fear Church for use in their Building Program. 

The standing committees on Leave of Absence, the Rev. G. W. 
McGinnis, chairman, reported and the following, who had made 
requests, were excused in whole or in part of the attendance of 
this meeting of Presbytery : 

M. C. McQueen, J. S. Stevenson, R. K. Johnson, J. W. Miller, N. G. 
Stevens, Fitzhugh Clark, P. H. Myers, A. G. Harris, Jr., H. L. Joslyn, George 
S. Beatty, Leon Corbett, R. E. Pendergast, J. A. Love, Jr. 

The Committee on Resolutions and Thanks, H. H. Hilton, 
chairman, reported that verbal thanks had been expressed to the 
ladies of the church at the noon hour and offered the following 
resolution which was adopted: 

"Be it resolved that Wilmington Presbytery express thanks 
and gratitude to the congregation, officers, and pastor of the 
Bethel Church for their fine hospitality during this meeting of 
Presbytery, for their gracious spirit, for the delicious meal and 
for everything that contributed to the successful meeting of Pres- 
bvterv. 

H. H. HILTON, 
Chairman 

The Committee on Time and Place of the next meeting, J. A. 
Marrow, chairman, reported three invitations for the next meet- 
ing. It was voted to accept the invitation to meet at The Chapel 
on the Boardwalk, Wrightsville Beach, April 9, 10 a.m. 

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Ruling Elder W. M. Dickson was nominated moderator for 
the April meeting. 

The minutes were read and approved. 

J. S. WALKUP, 
Permanent Clerk 

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON SESSIONAL RECORDS 

The Sessional Records were checked during the winter meeting of 
Wilmington Presbytery held on the 15th day of January 1957 at the 
Bethel Presbyterian Church, Chinquapin, N. C. Because of the fact that 
some session clerks failed to fill out the questionnaire mailed to them and 
because of the shortness of time available at the Stated Meeting, it is im- 
possible to give a detailed report. However, your committee on records has 
checked every book presented to them. The committee wants to congratulate 
the following forty Churches for accurate and neat records; and their 
books were approved without exception: 

Baker, Bethany, Beth Carr, Bethel, Black River, Burgaw, Cape Fear, 
Carolina Beach, Chadbourn, Chinquapin, Delgado, Elizabethtown; First, 
Jacksonville; First, Morehead City; First, Wilmington; Graves Memorial, 
Hallsville, Holly Grove, Hopewell, Maple Hill, Myrtle Grove, Mount Olive, 
Mount Williams, Mount Zion, McClure Memorial, Oak Grove, Oak Plains, 
Pearsall Memorial, Pleasant View, Rockfish, Stanford, Tabor City, Trinity, 
Wallace, Warsaw, Westminster (Whiteville), Westminster (Wilmington), 
Wildwood, Willard, Winter Park. 

The Records Committee also examined the Sessional Records of twenty- 
seven churches; approving them with exceptions. The most frequent ex- 
ceptions found were: 

1. Failure to elect a representative to attend Synod. 

2. Failure to place the annual statistical report permanently in the 
record. (Many churches staple or clip the report in their records. This is 
not satisfactory for the keeping of permanent records.) 

3. Failure to examine the records or hear reports from the various 
departments of the church organization. (Paragraph 65 — Book of Church 
Order.) 

Fourteen churches in this Presbytery did not present their Sessional 
Records for examination. 

S. T. SNIVELY, 
Chairman 



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DIRECTORY 

Moderator: January Meeting, H. L. Joslyn. 

Stated Clerk, Executive Secretary, Treasurer: L. A. Taylor. 

TRUSTEES OF PRESBYTERY 
James H. Clark, J. Kyle Bannerman, E. Walker Stevens. 

TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE 
J 958— Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, 1959— Rev. M. C. MacQueen. 

TRUSTEES OF FLORA MACDONALD COLLEGE 

J 957— Rev. C. W. Worth, Leslie N. Boney, Jr., Rev. C. L. Kirby, Mrs. 

O. L. Parker. 
1958— Rev. Frank B. Hall, Rev. L. A. Taylor, E. L. Derrick, D. M. 

Calhoun. 
1 959— Rev. B. E. Dotson, Rev. J. W. Miller, J. A. Love, W. B. Beery III. 

PRESBYTERY'S COUNCIL 

L. N. Boney, Jr., Chairman; Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, Rev. N. P. Farrior, 
Rev. W. H. Allison, Rev. A. G. Harris, Mrs. J. R. Benson, Mrs. D. D. 
Clark, James Harris, C. F. Mallard, A. E. Gibson, S. L. Coble, Chevis 
Carr, Jr., John T. Talbert, Jr. 

CHURCH EXTENSION 

Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, Chairman 

J 957— Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, Rev. Ben L. Rose, Rev. M. J. McChesney, 

Rev. N. H. Flowers. 
J 958— Rev. W. H. Goodman, Rev. M. C. MacQueen, L. N. Boney, Jr., 

Gardner Edwards, 
i 959— Rev. C. W. Worth, Dr. W. C. Mebane, L. B. Huie, Mrs. Colwell 

Smith. 

SUB-COMMITTEES 

Home Missions: Rev. C. W. Worth, Chairman; Rev. M. C. MacQueen, 
Rev. M. J. McChesney, F. E. Little, L. N. Boney, Jr., Mrs. Colwell Smith. 

Evangelism: Rev. H. H. Hilton, Chairman; Dr. W. C. Mebane, Mrs. E. 
D. Witherspoon. 

Christian Relations: Rev. Ben L. Rose, Chairman; Gardner Edwards. 

Negro Work: Rev. W. H. Goodman, Chairman; L. B. Huie. 

Radio: Rev. N. H. Flowers. 

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 
Rev. A. G. Harris, Chairman 

J 957— Rev. J. C. McCann, Mrs. M. C. MacQueen, Mrs. Lawrence Cave- 

naugh, E. L. Derrick. 
J 958— Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, Rev. A. G. Harris, Rev. J. S. Russell, Mrs. 

J. N. Walker. 
J 959— Rev. J. S. Walkup, Rev. J. B. MacLeod, Rev. J. W. McGinnis, Al- 

gie Sutton, Mrs. Ash Miller. 

SUB-COMMITTEES 
Children's Work: Rev. J. C. McCann, Chairman. 
Pioneer Wor7e: Rev. J. B. MacLeod, Chairman. 

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Youth Work: Rev. C. S. McChesney, Chairman. 

Young Adult Work: Rev. J. S. Russell, Chairman. 

Men's Work: James Harris, Chairman. 

Leadership Education: Rev. J. S. Walkup, Chairman. 

Sunday Schools Superintendent's Association: C. F. Mallard. 

WORLD MISSIONS 
Rev. N. P. Farrior, Chairman 

j 957— Rev. J. F. Clark, E. H. Southerland. 
J 958— Rev. Reid H. Erwin, C. A. Williams. 
J 959— Rev. N. P. Farrior, D. M. Calhoun 

ANNUITIES AND RELIEF 

Chairman 

J 957— Rev. J. A. Marrow, J. G. Dickson. 

2958— Rev. N. H. Flowers, W . M. Dickson. 

1959 — Rev. Richard K. Johnson, H. McNair Johnson. 

HOMES 
Rev. J. C. McCann, Chairman 

J 957— Rev. J. S. Russell, E. H. Munroe. 
2958— Rev. A. M. Daniels, Mrs. P. R. Smith. 
J 959— Rev. J. C. McCann, D. A. Boyette. 

RECORDS 
Rev. S. T. Snively, Chairman 

1957— W. M. Dickson. 

2 958— Rev. S. T. Snively, Rev. A. M. Daniels. 

J 959— Rev. J. F. Clark, R. P. Bender. 

HIGHER EDUCATION 
Rev. W. H. Allison, Chairman 

1957— Rev. J. B. MacLeod, Rev. W. H. Goodman, H. L. Joslvn. 
1958— Rev. W. H. Allison, Dr. P. H. Gwynn, C. S. Clark. 
1959— Rev. W. B. Hood, J. R. Marks, Mrs. Franklin Jones. 

GENERAL FUND CAUSES 
Rev. J. S. Steele, Chairman 

1957— Rev. T. S. Steele. 
1958— Rev. j. A. Marrow. 
2 959— W. C. Scoggins. 

WOMEN OF THE CHURCH 
Rev. H. J. Kaylor, Chairman 

1957— A. C. Pate. 

2 958— Rev. H. J. Kaylor. 

2 959— Rev. H. P. Mitchell. 



2 957— R. C. Piatt, Jr. 
2 958— Jordan Sloan. 
2 959— W. E. Perdew. 



AUDITS 



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NOMINATIONS 
Rev. B. L. Rose, Chairman 

J 957— Rev. B. L. Rose, George Mitchell. 
1 958 — Rev. B. F. Hall, C. S. Clark. 
1959—]. B. MacLeod, Dr. W. C. Mebane. 

EXAMINATIONS 
Dr. P. H. Gwynn, Chairman 
Theology: J 958— Rev. B. L. Rose, J 959— Rev. P. H. Gwynn. 
Experimental Religion: J 958— Rev. P. L. Clark, J 959— Rev. B. E. 

Dotson. 
Sacraments and Church Government: 1958 — Rev. J. C. McCann, 

J 959— Rev. J. W. Miller. 
English Bible: i 958— Rev. E. D. Witherspoon, i 959— Rev. J. A. 
Marrow. 

COMMISSION ON THE MINISTER AND HIS WORK 

J 957— Rev. J. W. Miller, J. R. Marks. 

J 958— Rev. S. N. Thomas, Rev. C. L. Kirby. 

1 959— Rev. C. W. Worth, H. McNair Johnson, W. C. Scoggins. 

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE 

Area #2: J 957— Rev. M. C. MacQueen, 1 958— Rev. W. B. Hood, 

2 959— N. H. Flowers. 
Area #2: J 958— Rev. H. H. Hilton, 1 959— Rev. M. J. McChesney. 
Area #3: J957— Rev. J. S. Walkup, 2958— Rev. J. W. Miller, 1959 

—Rev. C. W. Worth. 

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTRE 

Rev. M. C. MacQueen, Chairman 



Rev. M. C. MacQueen 
Rev. E. D. Witherspoon 
Rev. H. J. Kaylor 
Rev. L. A. Tavlor 
Rev. J. S. Walkup 
Rev. W. H. Allison 
Rev. J. C. McCann 
Rev. C. J. Kirby 
Rev. S. N. Thomas 
Rev. J. S. Russell 
Mrs. R. H. Holden 
Mrs. John Farrior 
Mrs. W. J. Elkins 



Mrs. G. E. Maultsby, Sr. 

Gerald Carr 

John B. Davis 

L. N. Boney, Jr. 

W. E. Starnes 

C. S. Clark 

Jack Council 

Roy Carter 

J. N. Walker 

Luther Powell 

Dr. A. F. Chestnut 

C. L. Braddy 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

SUMMARY OF THE ANNUAL REPORT OF PRESBYTERY 
TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE YEAR 1956 

Number of Ministers on the Roll 52 

Number of Ruling Elders 525 

Number of Deacons 638 

Total Number of Communicants 13,015 

Added on Profession of Faith 452 

Other Additions 689 

Total Gain for the Year 1,141 

Losses by Death and Removals 759 

Net Gains for the Year 382 

Sunday School Enrollment 12,108 

Number Vacation Church Schools 56 

Youth Groups (P. Y. F. 37, Pioneer 34, Adult 19) 90 

Men of the Church 30 

Women of the Church 62 

Contributions to Benevolences Si 96,079 

Contributions to Current Expenses 436,073 

Contributions to Buildings 274,809 

Total Contributions S906,961 

Per Capita Contributions to Benevolences SI 5.07 

Per Capita Total Contributions S69.68 

MINISTERS ORDAINED 

Richard K. Johnson May 27, 1956 

Richard S. Andrews June 10, 1956 

Edward G. Connett July 29, 19 56 

John M. Irvine August 12, 1956 

MINISTERS RECEIVED FROM OTHER PRESBYTERIES 

Harry P. Mitchell Montgomery Presbytery 

John L. Stevenson Kanawha Presbytery 

Robert J. Wilkins Norfolk Presbytery 

MINISTERS INSTALLED 
Name Date Churches 

Richard K. Johnson, May 27, 1956 Woodburn 

Harry P. Mitchell, June 3, 1956 Carolina Beach 

Richard S. Andrews, June 10, 1956 Oak Grove and Myrtle Grove 

John L. Stevenson, July 29, 1956 ... Chadbourn, S. S. Pages Mill 

John M. Irvine, August 12, 1956 McClure Memorial 

Robert J. Wilkins, September 9, 1956 Teachey, Willard, Oak Plains 

PASTORAL RELATIONS DISSOLVED 
Name Date Churches 

Tack W. Ware, February 7, 1956 Carolina Beach and Myrtle Grove 

J. Clyde Plexico, March 8, 1956 Woodburn 

Jerry C. McCann, May 15, 1956- _ Oak Grove (Not Chapel on Boardwalk) 

Taylor O. Bird, July 18, 1956 Faison, Calypso, Stanford 

Ben L. Rose, July 24, 1956 First Church, Wilmington 

Samuel M. Houck, July 24, 1956 Bethany and McClure 

Robert L. McBath, October 16, 1956 Elizabethtown and Mt. Horeb 

Millard G. Stimpson, November 15, 1956 Burgaw and Hopewell 

Thomas B. Ruff, November 19, 1956 Delgado and Topsail 

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MEMBERSHIP GAINS AND LOSSES FOR THE YEAR 
CHURCHES REPORTING NET GAINS 



Acme 19 

Antioch 4 

Baker 3 

Bladenboro 2 

Bowden 1 

Burgaw 7 

Cape Fear 70 

Carolina Beach 24 

Caswell 2 

Chapel on Boardwalk 22 

Chinquapin 16 

Croatan 1 

Delgado 1 

Elizabethtown 2 

Hallsville 5 

Harper-Southerland 2 

Immanuel 23 

Jacksonville 14 

Lake Waccamaw 1 

Maple Hill 1 

McClure Memorial 4 

Morehead City 29 

Mt. Olive 8 

Mt. Williams 3 



Mt. Zion 11 

Myrtle Grove 4 

Oak Grove 18 

Pearsall Memorial 23 

Pike 4 

Pinelands 2 

Pink Hill 7 

Pleasant View 2 

Pollocksville 6 

Rockfish 6 

Rocky Point 17 

St. Andrews-Covenant 8 

Smith 4 

Southport 2 

Stafford Memorial 2 

Tabor City 2 

Wallace 5 

Warsaw 16 

Westminster (Whiteville) 18 

Westminster (Wilmington) .... 1 

White Plains 9 

Whiteville, First 3 

Winter Park 44 

Woodburn 7 

Total Gains 495 



CHURCHES REPORTING NET LOSSES 



Ashwood 2 

Bethany 3 

Bethel 3 

Beulaville 6 

Calypso 14 

Chadbourn 6 

Clarkton 8 

Currie 3 

Elkton 1 

Graves Memorial 12 

Grove 1 



Harmony 2 

Hopewell 2 

Oakdale 4 

Oak Plains 1 

Pike 4 

South River 5 

Stanford 2 

Teachey 2 

Trinity 1 3 

Willard 1 

Wilmington, First . 18 

Total Losses 113 



CHURCHES 


REPORTING NO GAIN, 


NO LOSS 


Beth Car 


Hebron 


Topsail 


Black River 


Hollv Grove 


Wildwood 


Brunswick 


Potts Memorial 
NO REPORT FROM: 




Faison 


Mt. Horeb 


Pages Mill 



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RECORD OF INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIP AND 
STEWARDSHIP 

1947-1956 

Contributions to Total 

Year Membership Benevolences Contributions 

1947 10,062 $103,454 .,$345,268 

1948 10,198 105,48L„ 365,352 

1949 10,377 113,736 455,358 

1950 10,696 113,739 _ 453,294 

1951 11,380 153,323 565,059 

1952 11,768 132,168 ._ 600,463 

1953 11,834 129,269 484,736 

1 9 54 12,1 23 196,955 708,295 

1955 12,641 166,126 786,783 

1956 13,015 196,079 906,961 



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NAME OF CHURCH CLERK OF SESSION GENERAL TREAS. BEN. TREAS. 

Acme J. D. Dailey A. W. Stafford Same 

Acme, N. C. Acme, N. C. 
Antioch Mrs. Alice S. Caulk C. B. Hines Same 

Route 1 Route 3 

Jacksonville, N. C. Jacksonville, N. C. 
Ashwood D. G. Robeson C. E. Stevens, Sr Same 

Council, N. C. Council, N. C. 
Baker Granger Tadlock B. C. Thigpen Same 

Route 4 Route 4 

Mt. Olive, N. C. Mt. Olive, N. C. 

Bethany H. B. Rivenbark D. G. Rivenbark Same 

Route 1, Box 65 Route 1, Box 105 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Beth Car A. H. Singletary C. O. McNair Same 

Tar Heel, N. C. Tar Heel, N. C. 
Bethel Arthur R. Wood Mrs. Graham Reece Same 

Beulaville, N. C. Chinquapin, N. C. 

Beulaville C. D. Pate Same 

Beulaville, N. C. 
Black River E. W. Reeves Williams Corbett Same 

Ivanhoe, N. C. Ivanhoe, N. C. 
Bladenboro J.F.Davis Mrs E. L. Edwards Same 

Bladenboro, N. C. Bladenboro, N. C. 
Bowden Community Herman Taylor Mrs. James Halley Moore, Sr Same 

R.F.D., Faison, N. C. Bowden, N. C. 
Brunswick W. L. Ellen Mack Williamson Same 

Brunswick, N. C. Brunswick, N. C. 

Burgaw 

Calypso Leon L. Flowers S. D. Davis, Jr Same 

Calypso, N. C. Calypso, N. C. 

Cape Fear 

Carolina Beach C. F. Cameron C. T. Strickland Same 

Box 765 Box 618A 

Carolina Beach, N. C. Carolina Beach, N. C. 
Caswell D. Graham Shaw George H. Highsmith Same 

Atkinson, N. C. Route 2 

Burgaw, N. C. 
Chadbourn J. M. Jackson H. G. McQueen Same 

Chadbourn, N. C. Chadbourn, N. C. 
Chapel on the Boardwalk Edward Mallory JHermon Blizzard Same 

Wrightsville Beach Wrightsville Beach 

North Carolina North Carolina 
Chinquapin George F. Landen Joseph Williams Same 

Chinquapin, N. C. Beulaville, N. C. 
Clarkton C. S. Clark I. A. Singletary Same 

Clarkton. N. C. Clarkton, N. C. 
Croatan Walter Ives Leona Tolson Same 

Route 4 Route 4. Box 701 

New Bern, N. C. New Bern, N. C. 
Currie 

Delgado W. C. Scoggins R. Vance Hardison Same 

1909 Castle Street 1414 Castle Street 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Elizabethtown D. M. Calhoun H. L. Kendall Same 

Elizabethtown, N. C. Elizabethtown, N. C. 
Elkton W. J. Elkins Mrs. W. J. Elkins Same 

Clarkton. N. C. Route 2 

Clarkton, N. C. 

Faison 

Graves Memorial F. B. Johnson J. R. Hubbard Same 

Main Street Box 695 

Clinton, N. C. Clinton, N. C. 
Grove R. V. Wells Leon Merritt Same 

Kenansville. N. C. R.F.D., Warsaw, N. C. 
Hallsville Cecil A. Miller Leonard Kennedy Same 

Beulaville, N. C. Beulaville, N. C. 

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NAME OF CHURCH CLERK OF SESSION GENERAL TREAS. BEN. TREAS. 

Harmony R. E. Pendergrass A. P. Shaw Same 

Tomahawk, N. C. Harrells, N. C. 

Harper-Southerland Nick Smith J. Blanchard Southerland Same 

Pink Hill, N. C. Albertson, N. C. 

Hebron W. G.Smith W. G. Smith Same 

Albertson, N. C. Albertson, N. C. 

Holly Grove Romie Williamson Irvin Ross Same 

Route 4 Route 2 

Clinton, N. C. Clinton, N. C. 

Hopewell J. S. Newkirk J. Horace Murray Same 

Watha, N. C. Burgaw. N. C. 
Immanuel James C. Stinson John Verzaal Fred H. Parker 

60 Woodlawn Avenue 620 S. 17th St. 4212 Market Street 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Jacksonville, First Wilson Eubanks Robert L. Hill Same 

103 W. Bayshore Blvd. 209 Stratford Rd. 

Jacksonville, N. C. Jacksonville. N. C. 
Lake Waccamaw John M. Council Martin F. Fox Same 

Wananish, N. C. Lake Waccamaw, N. C. 
Maple Hill S. A. Lanier Fred W. Harrell Same 

Maple Hill, N. C. Maple Hill, N. C. 
McClure Memorial Elmer J. Scott Peter H. Braak Same 

Route 1 Castle Hayne, N. C. 

Rocky Point, N. C. 
Morehead City, First D. Cordova T\ C. Hyman L Same 

2507 Arendell Street S25 1 o Arendsll Street 

Morehead City, N. C. Morehead City, N. C. 
Mt. Horeb 

Mt. Olive Tom McGee Clyde Williams Same 

120 E. John Street N. Johnson Street 

Mt. Olive, N. C. Mt. Olive, N. C. 
Mt. Williams R. A. Thigpen R. F. Humphrey R. A. Thigpen 

Burgaw, N. C. Burgaw. N. C. Burgaw, N. C. 
Mt. Zion M. L. Carr L. Clayton Herring Same 

Rose Hill, N. C. Rose Hill, N. C. 
Mvrtle Grove T. C. Gurganus J. E. Piner__ Same 

Route 2, Box 142 Route 2, Box 3S1 

Wilmington. N. C. Wilmington. N. C. 
New Hope S. L. Purvis Mrs. T. E. Rabon Same 

Winnabow, N. C. Winnabow, N. C. 
Oakdale Roland Robeson Robert Dunn Same 

White Oak, N. C. White Oak, N. C. 
Oak Grove Ralph H. Ellis A. Q. Parker Same 

144 Holbrook Avenue 3906 S. Front St. 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington. N. C. 
Oak Plains W. Heman Hall J. O. Kilpatrick Same 

P. O. Box 104 Route 1 

Rose Hill, N. C. Magnolia, N. C. 

Page's Mill 

Pearsall Memorial R. J. Innis Melzar Pearsall, Jr Same 

3712 Market St. Route 3, Box 540 

Wilmington. N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Pike Wiley Batson Ivey Plaver Same 

Burgaw, N. C. Rocky Point, N. C. 
Pineland Troy King Troy King Same 

Route 1 Route 1 

Maple Hill, N. C. Maple Hill, N. C. 

Pink Hill Dr. A. H. Edwards Levi Everette Same 

I*S«Sh& i-" &mM^2&?nM>>:- ■ Pink Hill. N. C. Pink Hill, N. C. 

Pleasant View Durham Grady Lawrence Mewborn Robert Gradv 

Albertson, N. C. Albertson, N. C. Albertson, N. C. 
Pollocksville R. P. Bender Frank T. Bender Same 

Pollocksville, N. C. Pollocksville, N. C. 
Potts Memorial J. C. Southerland W. M. Murphv Same 

Willard, N. C. Willard, N. C. 

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MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

NAME OF CHURCH CLERK OF SESSION GENERAL TREAS. BEN. TREAS. 

Rockfish J. A. Carr Mrs. Nell Forlaw Same 

Wallace, N. C. Teachey, N. C. 
Rocky Point A. N. Rhodes E. F. Langston Same 

Rocky Point, N. C. Rocky Point, N. C. 
St. Andrews-Covenant R. C. Piatt, Jr W. M. Cameron, Jr W. T. Benton, Sr. 

120 Stradleigh Road 187 Pinecrest Pkwy. 213 S. 17th Street 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Smith's Ray Smith Herman Page Woodrow Jackson 

Pink Hill. N. C. Pink Hill, N. C. Pink Hill, N. C. 
Southport Harold F. Aldridge Harold F. Aldridge Same 

Box 312 Box 312 

Southport. N. C. Southport, N. C. 

South River 

Stafford Memorials J. J. Stafford O. L. Croom Same 

Garland. N. C. Garland, N. C. 
Stanford J. E.Roberts Walter Faulk Jack Smith 

Box 114 Route 2 Route 2 

Calypso, N. C. Mt. Olive, N. C. Mt. Olive, N. C. 
Tabor City Wister O. Jackson, Jr._.J. Percy Brown Same 

Box 144 Tabor City Oil Co. 

Tabor City, N. C. Tabor City, N. C. 
Teachey C. C. MacMillan B. F. Brinkley Same 

Teachey, N. C. Teachey, N. C. 
Topsail Harold D. Howard Neil C. Thomas Same 

Hampstead, N. C. Route 1 

Wilmington, N. C. 
Trinity H. L. Isenhour William L. Otten Same 

223 Miller Blvd. MOQ H-l 

Havelock, N. C. Cherry Point, N. C. 
Wallace J. N. Wells Mrs. Mary Wallace Jones Same 

Wallace, N. C. Wallace, N. C. 
Warsaw E. Walker Stevens. Sr._.W. J. Middleton Same 

Warsaw, N. C. Warsaw, N. C. 
Westminster (Whiteville) H. M. Leaman Leon K. Fuller Same 

N. Franklin Street College Street 

Whiteville. N. C. Whiteville, N. C. 
Westminster (Wilmington) E. W. Thompson J. H. Carter Same 

313 Feed Cross Street 2406 Princess Place Drive 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
White Plains Alex F. Burney Alex F. Burney Same 

Route 1 Route 1 

Clarkton, N. C. Clarkton, N. C. 
Whiteville, First Henry G. Reeves Ralph T. Beason Same 

Whiteville, N. C. Whiteville, N. C. 
Wildwood J. G. Murdoch Jake Wade Same 

Wildwood, N. C. Wildwood, N. C. 
Willard H. McN. Johnson Mrs. R. W. Powers Same 

Willard, N. C. Wallace, N. C. 
Wilmington, First William M. Dickson D'an Dove, Jr W. L. Hartzog 

123 Colonial Drive 1816 Grace Street 514 South 2nd Street 

Wilmington. N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Winter Park Dr. R. T. Sinclair, Jr.__M. J. Broughton Same 

155 Renovah Circle 4632 Long Leaf Hills Drive 

Wilmington, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. 
Woodburn O. D. Williams Edward Lewis Same 

Route 1 Route 2 

Leland, N. C. Leland, N. C. 



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MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

SUPERINTENDENT OF SUNDAY SCHOOL 
Church Name Address 

Acme — C. A. Cocke Acme, N. C. 

Antioch — Royden Caulk Route 1, Jacksonville, N. C. 

Ashwood — C. E. Stevens, Jr Council, N. C. 

Baker— W. M. Dail Route 4, Mt. Olive, N. C. 

Bethany— D. R. Murray 331 Castle Hayne Road, Wilmington, N. C. 

Beth Car— A. H. Singletary Tar Heel, N. C. 

Bethel — J. Cicero Lanier Beulaville, N. C. 

Beulaville — Maurice Jackson Beulaville, N. C. 

Black River — G. E. Fisler Ivanhoe, N. C. 

Bladenboro — J. B. Chandler Bladenboro, N. C. 

Bowden Community — Archer Williams R.F.D., Faison, N. C. 

Brunswick — R. A. Powell Brunswick, N. C. 

Burgaw — Forrest Mallard Burgaw, N. C. 

Calypso — Thomas Albritton Calypso, N. C. 

Cape Fear — 

Carolina Beach — Dan H. Grady Box 99, Carolina Beach, N. C. 

Caswell — Wilbur Woodcock Atkinson, N. C. 

Chadbourn— H. G. McQueen Chadbourn, N. C. 

Chapel on the Boardwalk — G. W. Graves Wrightsville Beach, N. C. 

Chinquapin — Jim Futreal Chinquapin, N. C. 

Clarkton— Luther C. Clark Clarkton, N. C. 

Croatan — Philip Williams Route 4, New Bern, N. C. 

Currie — 

Delgado — Charles Wallace 1917 Lingo Avenue, Wilmington, N. C. 

Elizabethtown — Herbert C. Clark Elizabethtown, N. C. 

Elkton— Worth Bagley Elkins Route 1, Clarkton, N. C. 

Faison — 

Graves Memorial — Dr. Wilbert Jackson College Street, Clinton, N. C. 

Grove — Harry W. Murphey Kenansville, N. C. 

Hallsville— Ottis Jere Miller Kenansville, N. C. 

Harmony — J. N. Harrell Harrells, N. C. 

Harper-Southerland — James Southerland Albertson, N. C. 

Hebron — (No Sunday School) 

Holly Grove — Joseph Hudson Route 2, Clinton, N. C. 

Hopewell— J. S. Newkirk Watha, N. C. 

Immanuel — Herbert J. Farrar 1521 S. 5th Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

Jacksonville, First — H. S. Wiggins— 102 Keller Court, Jacksonville, N. C. 
Lake Waccamaw — 
Maple Hill— 

McClure Memorial — Albert F. Wells Castle Hayne, N. C. 

Morehead City, First — A. F. Chestnut 

2104 Arendell Street, Morehead City, N. C. 
Mt. Horeb— 
Mt. Olive— W. R. Loftin Route 4, Mt. Olive, N. C. 

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MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

Church Name Address 

Mt. Williams — 

Mt. Zion— Horace Fussell Rose Hill, N. C. 

Myrtle Grove— T. C. Rivenbark .Route 2, Box 404AA, Wilmington, N. C. 

New Hope — Thomas E. Rabon Winnabow, N. C. 

Oakdale — Jennings Davis White Oak, N. C. 

Oak Grove— C. B. McCandless.. .3907 S. Front Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

Oak Plains— Joseph W. Newkirk Route 1, Rose Hill, N. C. 

Page's Mill 

Pearsall Memorial— Dan E. James .3825 Market Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

Pike— R. C. Thompkins Rocky Point, N. C. 

Pineland— Charles Rawls Route 1, Maple Hill, N. C. 

Pink Hill— T. J. Turner Pink Hill, N. C. 

Pleasant View — Robert Grady Albertson, N. C. 

Pollocksville — J. Virgil Bender Pollocksville, N. C. 

Potts Memorial— B. G. Fussell Willard, N. C. 

Rockfish— Robert Salmon Wallace, N. C. 

Rocky Point— Daniel Lee Wells Rocky Point, N. C. 

St. Andrews-Covenant — A. W. Blount 

2826 Columbia Avenue, Wilmington, N. C. 

Smith's— Frederick Rhodes Pink Hill, N. C. 

Southport— Harold F. Aldridge Box 312, Southport, N. C. 

South River — 

Stafford Memorial — J. L. Johnson Garland, N. C. 

Stanford— J. E. Roberts Box 114, Calypso, N. C. 

Tabor City— Claude M. Boyd, Jr. 30 West 5th Street, Tabor City, N. C. 

Teachey — J. T. Brinkley Teachey, N. C. 

Topsail — Harold D. Howard Hampstead, N. C. 

Trinity— S. Clyde Baker P. O. Box 662, Havelock, N. C. 

Wallace— A. C. Hall, Jr Wallace, N. C. 

Warsaw — J. T. Gresham, Jr Warsaw, N. C. 

Westminster (Whiteville)— C. C. Stophel 

S. Franklin Street, Whiteville, N. C. 
Westminster (Wilmington) — Aubrey Teachey 

2024 Klein Road, Wilmington, N. C. 

White Plains— E. S. Dennis Clarkton, N. C. 

Whiteville, First — Monteith Powell Whiteville, N. C. 

Wildwood— J. G. Murdoch Wildwood, N. C. 

Willard— Currie Carr Watha, N. C. 

Wilmington, First — John D. Taylor 

1207 Fairway Drive, Wilmington, N. C. 

Winter Park — William Eason 550 Bonham Avenue, Wilmington, N. C. 

Woodburn — George Ganey, Jr Route 2, Leland, N. C. 



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MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DEACONS 

Church Name Address 

Acme — O. A. Marrow Acme, N. C. 

Antioch — C. B. Hines Route 3, Jacksonville, N. C. 

Ashwood — 
Baker — 

Bethany — Hugh Oosterwyk Castle Hayne, N. C. 

Beth Car— White C. Pharr Tar Heel, N. C. 

Bethel — Tyson Lanier Beulaville, N. C. 

Beulaville— I. J. Sandlin, Jr Beulaville, N. C. 

Black River — Harry Hamilton Ivanhoe, N. C. 

Bladenboro — E. B. Lewis Bladenboro, N. C. 

Bowden Community — Tom Edward Carr Bowden, N. C. 

Brunswick — Jack Hardee Route 3, Whiteville, N. C. 

Burgaw — 

Calypso — Everett Goodrich Route 3, Mt. Olive, N. C. 

Cape Fear — 

Carolina Beach— C. H. Berry Route 2, Box 283, Wilmington, N. C. 

Caswell— W. H. Carter Atkinson, N. C. 

Chadbourn — Ernest Brown Chadbourn, N. C. 

Chapel on the Boardwalk — James L. Green 

Route 3, Box 361, Wilmington, N. C. 

Chinquapin — Jack Albertson Rose Hill, N. C. 

Clarkton — Ellison Sanderson Clarkton, N. C. 

Croatan — 
Currie — 
Delgado — 

Elizabethtown— B. E. Huffine Elizabethtown, N. C. 

Elkton— Guy Owen Route 2, Clarkton, N. C. 

Faison — 

Graves Memorial — Holt Robinson College Street, Clinton, N. C. 

Grove — J. Robert Grady Kenansville, N. C. 

Hallsville — George Sumner Beulaville, N. C. 

Harmony — Hays Anders Ivanhoe, N. C. 

Harper-Southerland — Rodney Harper Albertson, N. C. 

Hebron — 

Holly Grove — Randolph Price Route 2, Clinton, N. C. 

Hopewell — S. L. Saunders Burgaw, N. C. 

Immanuel — William L. Johnson____3014 Monroe Street, Wilmington, N. C. 
Jacksonville, First — G. E. Maultsby, Jr. 

106 Jean Circle, Jacksonville, N. C. 

Lake Waccamaw — Wm. S. Edmunds Lake Waccamaw, N. C. 

Maple Hill— Fred W. Harrell Maple Hill, N. C. 

McClure Memorial — Clayton H. Moore Castle Hayne, N. C. 

Morehead City, First — Lenwood Lee 

3313 Arendell Street, Morehead City, N. C, 

27 



MINUTES OF WILMINGTON PRESBYTERY 

Church Name Address 

Mt. Horeb — 

Mt. Olive— Leonard Sasser Smith Chapel Road, Mt. Olive, N. C. 

Mt. Williams — R. F. Humphrey Burgaw, N. C. 

Mt. Zion— Gerald Carr Rose Hill, N. C, 

Myrtle Grove — H. E. Russ 2714 Harrison Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

New Hope — 

Oakdale— Robert Dunn White Oak, N. C. 

Oak Grove — John Ammons . 3913 S. Front Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

Oak Plains— Joseph W. Newkirk. .. Route 1, Rose Hill, N. C. 

Page's Mill — 

Pearsall Memorial — Charles Johnson Route 3, Wilmington, N. C. 

Pike— W. H. Kelly Burgaw, N. C. 

Pineland — 

Pink Hill— Graham Turner Pink Hill, N. C. 

Pleasant View 

Pollocksville — Frank T. Bender Pollocksville, N. C. 

Potts Memorial— W. M. Murphy Willard, N. C. 

Rockfish — W. H. Forlaw Teachey, N. C. 

Rocky Point — 

St. Andrews-Covenant — J. E. Holton, Jr. 

238 Forest Hills Drive, Wilmington, N. C. 
Smith's — 
Southport — 
South River — 

Stafford Memorial — Leon Lamb Garland, N. C. 

Stanford— Boyden Roberts.... Route 2, Mt. Olive, N. C. 

Tabor City— Odos Garrell Box 96, Tabor City, N. C. 

Teachey — John F. Wells Teachey, N. C. 

Topsail — J. F. Howard Hampstead, N. C. 

Trinity — James O. Elder 16 Rowell Circle, Havelock, N. C. 

Wallace — Roy Carter Wallace, N. C. 

Warsaw— B. C. Sheffield Warsaw, N. C. 

Westminster (Whiteville) — Lloyd Batten 

P. O. Box 421, Whiteville, N. C. 
Westminster (Wilmington) — J. Arthur Smith 

615 N. 25th Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

White Plains — Sam P. Nelson Route 1, Council, N. C. 

Whiteville, First — Kenneth Dorward Whiteville, N. C. 

Wildwood— Gerald Murdoch Wildwood, N. C. 

Willard— Charles D. McGowen Willard, N. C. 

Wilmington, First — W. E. Perdew 

1707 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, N. C. 

Winter Park — David A. Banner 

4631 Long Leaf Hills Drive, Wilmington, N. C. 
Woodburn— J. W. Wooten. ... JRoute 1, Leland, N. C. 

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INDEX 

Page 

Carolina Beach Manse, Transfer of Title 14 

Chairmen Boards of Deacons 27 

Clark, Rev. J. F., Changes Pastorate 12 

Clerks of Session Roster 22 

Chaplain Preston Oliver, Report 5 

Commissioners to General Assembly 13 

Commission on Minister and His Work 12 

Dickson, W. M., Moderator Nominee 15 

Directory of Presbytery 1 6 

Elders Deceased During Year 1956 3 

Evangelistic Gains and Losses 20 

Johnson, Edward F., Received as Candidate 11 

Joslyn, H. L., Retiring Moderator 3 

McChesney, Rev. Charles S., Moderatcr 4 

Ruff, Rev. Thomas B., Dismissed 12 

Session Record, Report of Committee 13, 15 

Summary of Annual Report to Assembly 19 

Sunday School Superintendents 2 5 

Smythe, Rev. William S., Received 11 

Treasurer's Annual Report 6 

Treasurers of Churches, Roster 22 

Women of the Church, Report Docketed for Spring Meeting 6 

World Missions, Report of Committee 4 



PRESBYTERY'S STATISTICAL REPOI 



POST OFFICES 



CHURCHES 



MINISTERS AND 

LICENTIATES 

NUMBER OF CANDIDATES 



Officers 



Communicants 



Acme, N. C 

R.F.D., Albertson, N. C.— 

Albertson, N. C 

Atkinson, N. C 

Beulaville, N. C 

Bladenboro, N. C 

Bowden, N. C 

Brunswick, N. C 

Burgaw, N. C 

R.F.D., Burgaw, N. C 

Burgaw, N. C 

R.F.D., Burgaw, N. C 

Calypso, N. C 

Carolina Beach, N. C 

Castle Hayne, N. C 

Chadbourn, N. C 

R.F.D., Chadbourn, N. C— 

Chinquapin, N. C 

Chinquapin, N. C 

Clarkton, N. C 

Clinton, N. C 

R.F.D., Clinton, N. C 

R.F.D., Council, N. C 

R.F.D., Council, N. C 

R.F.D., Council, N. C 

Currie, N. C 

Elizabethtown, N. C 

Elkton, N. C 

Faison, N. C 

R.F.D., Garland, N. C 

Garland, N. C 

Hampstead, N. C 

Havelock, N. C 

Ivanhoe, N. C 

R.F.D., Jacksonville, N. C. 

Jacksonville, N. C 

Kenansville, N. C 

Kenansville, N. C 

Kerr, N. C 

Lake Waccamaw. N. C 

Leland, N. C 

Maple Hill, N. C 

R.F.D., Maple Hill, N. C- 

Morehead City, N. C 

R.F.D., Mt. Olive, N. C.-_. 

Mt. Olive, N. C 

R.F.D., Mt. Olive, N. C.__- 
R.F.D., New Bern, N. C._- 
R.F.D., Pink Hill, N. C.— 

Pink Hill, N. C 

R.F.D., Pink Hill, N. C— . 

Pollocksville, N. C 

Rocky Point, N. C 

Rose Hill, N. C 

R.F.D., Rose Hill, N. C— - 

Southport, N. C 

Tabor City, N. C 

Tar Heel, N. C 

Teachey, N. C 

Wallace, N. C 

Wallace, N. C 

Warsaw, N. C 

Whiteville, N. C 

Whiteville, N. C 

White Oak, N. C 

Wildwood, N. C 

R.F.D.. Willard, N. C 

Willard, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C- - 

Wilmington, N. C. 

Wilmington, N. C. 

Wilmington, N. C 

Wilmington, N. C. .. 

Wilmington, N. C. 

Winnabow, N. C. 

Wrightsville Beach, N. C.- 
Wilmington, N. C. 
aahMaatan M C 



Acme 

Harper-Southerland 

Pleasant View 

Caswell 

Beulaville 

Bladenboro 

Bowden-Community 

Brunswick 

Burgaw 

Hopewell 

Mt. Williams 

Pike 

Calypso 

Carolina Beach 

McClure Memorial 

Chadbourn 

Pages Mill 

Bethel 

Chinquapin 

Clarkton 

Graves Memorial 

Holly Grove 

Ashwood 

Mt. Horeb 

White Plains 

Currie 

Elizabethtown 

Elkton 

Faison 

South River 

Stafford Memorial 

Topsail 

Trinity 

Black River 

Antioch 

Jacksonville 

Grove 

Hallsville 

Harmony 

Lake Waccamaw 

Woodburn 

Maple Hill 

Pineland 

Morehead, First 

Baker 

Mt. Olive 

Stanford 

Croatan 

Hebron- 

Pink Hill 

Smiths 

Pollocksville 

Rocky Point 

Mt. Zion 

Oak Plains 

Southport 

Tabor City 

Beth Car 

Teachey 

Rockfish 

Wallace 

Warsaw 

Whiteville, First 

Westminster 

Oakdale 

Wildwood 

Potts Memorial 

Willard 

Wilmington, First 

Bethany 

Cape Fear 

Delgado 

Immanuel 

Mryt.Ie Grove 

Oak Grove- _ 

Pearsall Memorial 

St. Andrews 

Westminster 

Winter Park 

New Hope 

Chapel on the Boardwalk 



Samuel N. Thomas, P (2) 

N. P. Farrior, P (5) 

N. P. Farrior, P (5) 

Charles L. Kirby, P (4)__. 
Walter H. Goodman, P (2) — 

(Vacant) ._ 

Norman H. Flowers, P (2) 

William S. Smythe, P (2) 

(Vacant) 

(Vacant) 

P. L. Clark, P (2) 

(Vacant) 

(Vacant) 

Harry Mitchell, P 

John M. Irvine, P 

John L. Stevenson, P (2) 

John L. Stevenson, SS (2)__. 

Reid H. Erwin, P 

(Vacant) 

J. W. Miller, P 

M. C. MacQueen, P (2) 

- M. C. MacQueen, P (2)__. 

- Samuel N. Thomas, P (2)— - 

(Vacant) 

J. Shepherd Russell, P (3) — 

J. Fitzhugh Clark, P (3) 

(Vacant) 

J. Shepherd Russell, P (3) — 

( Vacant) 

(Vacant) 

Charles L. Kirby, P (4) — 

(Vacant) 

J. W. McGinnis, P 

Charles L. Kirby, P (4) 

Walter H. Goodman, SS (2) — 

John S. Steele, P 

Stradford T. Snively, P (2)_- 
Stradford T. Snively, P (2) — 

Charles L. Kirby, P (4) 

J. Shepherd Russell, P (3) — 

Richard K. Johnson, P 

P. L. Clark, P (2) 

(Vacant) 

Albert G. Harris, P 

B. E. Dotson, P (2) 

B. E. Dotson, P (2) 

(Vacant) 

W. F. F. Little, P (2) 

N. P. Farrior, P (5) 

N. P. Farrior, P (5) 

N. P. Farrior, P (5) 

W. F. F. Little, P (2) 

(Vacant) 

Wade H. Allison, P 

Robert J. Wilkins, P (2) 

Joseph B. MacLeod, P (2) 

William S. Smythe, P (2) 

J. Fitzhugh Clark, P (3) 

Robert J. Wilkins, P (3) 

Charles S. McChesney, P (2) — 

William B. Hood, P 

Norman H. Flowers, P (2) — 

Charles W. Worth, P 

John S. Walkup, P 

J. Fitzhugh Clark. P (3) 

Alvis M. Daniel, P 

Charles S. McChesney, P (2)__. 

Robert J. Wilkins, P (3) 

Albert S. Johnson, T.S 

(Vacant) 

James A. Marrow, P 

(Vacant) 

Mortimer J. McChesney, P 

Richard S. Andrews, P (2) 

Richard S. Andrews. P (2) 

B. Frank Hall, P 

E. D. Witherspoon, P 

Hubert J. Kaylor, P 

Horace H. Hilton, P 

Joseph B. MacLeod, P (2) 

Jerry C. McCann, P 

E. B. Carr, H.R 

J. S. Crowley, H.R 



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